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Zack’s Kernel News


Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

Recently, Pavel Emelyanov, Oleg Nesterov, Tejun Heo, and a number of other folks have
been working in loose collaboration, to implement a way for the kernel to create processes
with a specified process ID (PID), instead of just generating one on an as-needed basis.